Palestinian police detain 'mosque thief'
Published Sunday 23/02/2014 (updated) 23/02/2014 14:14
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A man from the Hebron district confessed to stealing shoes and electric tools from various mosques in the Bethlehem area, Palestinian police said in a statement.
The statement said the suspect -- a man from al-Arrub refugee camp north of Hebron -- confessed to stealing shoes while worshipers were performing prayers, in addition to stealing electric equipment.
After investigating a robbery that was reported at a mosque in the village of al-Khadr following several similar incidents, police detained the man, the statement said.